Tho He Slay Me – Yet Will I Trust


Job 13:15 NKJV … Though He slay me, yet will I trust Him. Even so, I will defend my own ways before Him.
Affliction is not necessarily due to sin
Affliction is not necessarily the Lord’s judgement
It may be a refining or testing of faith –Job 1:8-12
Tested faith is more precious
Than much refined gold! –1Pe 1:6-8;Rev 3:18
Will you still trust the Lord and bless His name in unfavorable circumstances?
… when you can’t see evidence of Him?
… when no miracles appear?
… when the Lord doesn’t answer as you expect? –Job 1:21-22
Choose to trust in the Lord
Walk by faith not sight –2Cor 5:7
=>Your faith will be refined –1Pe 1:6-8;Rev 3:18
=>Your intimacy with the Lord will grow –Job 42:5
By the hand of the Lord –Isa 41:10
=>You will come forth as gold! –Job 23:10
Job 23:11-12, 10 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)
11 My foot has held fast to His steps; His ways have I kept and not turned aside.
12 I have not gone back from the commandment of His lips; I have esteemed and treasured the words of His mouth more than my necessary food. …
… 10 But He knows the way that I take [He has concern for it, appreciates, and pays attention to it]. When He has tried me, I shall come forth as refined gold [pure and luminous].

2 Corinthians 5:7,9 Amplified Bible (AMP)
7 for we walk by faith, not by sight [living our lives in a manner consistent with our confident belief in God’s promises]—
… 9 Therefore, whether we are at home [on earth] or away from home [and with Him], it is our [constant] ambition to be pleasing to Him.

Job 42:5 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)
5 I had heard of You [only] by the hearing of the ear, but now my [spiritual] eye sees You.
Trust-Wait-Hope in the Lord!{prayer}

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